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Mourinho takes swipe at Van Gaal as he reaffirms Adnan Januzaj importance

Manchester United have made the decision to allow Adnan Januzaj leave Old Trafford on loan. The 21-year-old will link up with former coach David Moyes at Sunderland for the duration of the 2016/17 campaign. However, Mourinho was clear to state that he still believes Januzaj has a future at United.

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New Manchester United manager set to be given £300million to spend this summer

It seems that Manchester United are seriously considering sacking Louis van Gaal this summer, although no decision will likely be made before the end of the season. According to some reports, the trigger will be pulled and Jose Mourinho will be the man in charge next term.

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Proven manager told to steer clear of Manchester United by former player

Manchester United Football Club could well have a new manager when the first ball of next season is kicked, with many thinking that Jose Mourinho could be the man in charge. Another name who has been linked with an Old Trafford move is Mauricio Pochettino, but he has been told to steer clear.

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Gary and Phil take Manchester? Neville set to eclipse Giggs as favourite and rightly so

Up until yesterday morning, it was unthinkable to discuss the future of Manchester United Football Club without mentioning Ryan Giggs. After a brief spell in the dugout during the final stages of the 2013/14 season, the Welshman was hired by current manager Louis van Gaal as Assistant Manager, a role many believe is much more akin to a managerial apprenticeship.

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World class manager has his sights set on Manchester United job

Manchester United Football Club is one of the most sought after managerial jobs in world football. We’ve been blessed with the likes of Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson over the last decade, and one of the best managers in the game now has his sights set on the Old Trafford hot seat.

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The Origin of Managers – Sir Alex Ferguson

In 1859 Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species, a work that proposed the idea of natural selection and laid the foundation for the theory of evolution. In short, the theory proposes the idea of survival of the fittest; those who adapt will survive. Darwin’s theory, however, is not exclusive to the realm of biology.

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Inside the mind of Louis Van Gaal: Manchester derby tactics

In this piece I attempt to delve into the tactically brilliant mind of Louis van Gaal. How will he approach the game? Who will play? What’s he been saying in the tactical meetings? Once we go down this rabbit hole there’s no telling what we’ll find. If I tug on the rope twice, pull me out.

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Louis van Gaal nominated for FIFA Manager of the Year award

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is often regarded as one of the best managers in the business, and the 63-year old from Amsterdam has been rewarded for that, by being included in the ten-man shortlist for FIFA’s prestigious Coach of the Year Award.

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